United States v. Jereis, 011515 FED2, 14-415-cr L

Docket Nº:14-415-cr L, 14-447-cr C
Party Name:UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Appellee, v. ZEHY JEREIS, SANDY ANNABI, Defendants-Appellants, ANTHONY MANGONE, Defendant.
Attorney:FOR APPELLEE: JASON P.W. HALPERIN, Assistant United States Attorney (Perry A. Carbone, Justin Anderson, Assistant United States Attorneys, of counsel), for Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York. FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT JEREIS: PAULA SCHWAR...
Judge Panel:PRESENT: GERARD E. LYNCH, SUSAN L. CARNEY, Circuit Judges, JOHN G. KOELTL, District Judge
Case Date:January 15, 2015
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
FREE EXCERPT

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Appellee,

v.

ZEHY JEREIS, SANDY ANNABI, Defendants-Appellants,

ANTHONY MANGONE, Defendant.

Nos. 14-415-cr L, 14-447-cr C

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

January 15, 2015

UNPUBLISHED OPINION

SUMMARY ORDER

RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION "SUMMARY ORDER"). A PARTY CITING A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

At a stated term of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, held at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, in the City of New York, on the 15th day of January, two thousand fifteen.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Colleen McMahon, Judge).

FOR APPELLEE: JASON P.W. HALPERIN, Assistant United States Attorney (Perry A. Carbone, Justin Anderson, Assistant United States Attorneys, of counsel), for Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.

FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT JEREIS: PAULA SCHWARTZ FROME, Paula Schwartz Frome, Esq., Garden City, New York.

FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT ANNABI: EDWARD V. SAPONE, Law Office of Edward V. Sapone, New York, New York.

PRESENT: GERARD E. LYNCH, SUSAN L. CARNEY, Circuit Judges, JOHN G. KOELTL, District Judge. [*]

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the order of the District Court is AFFIRMED.

Defendants-appellants Zehy Jereis and Sandy Annabi appeal from an order of the district court denying their motion for a new trial, pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 33. We assume the parties' familiarity with the underlying facts and procedural history of this case, and we recite them only as necessary to explain our decision.

This case involved an alleged bribery scheme associated with Annabi's service on the Yonkers City Council. Jereis and Annabi were charged in an indictment with conspiracy to commit bribery, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371; conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud through the deprivation of honest services, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1349; receiving corrupt payments, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 666; and extortion, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951. The indictment also charged Jereis with giving corrupt payments to a public official, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 666, and charged Annabi with receiving corrupt payments, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 666; making false statements in loan applications, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1014; and subscribing to false tax returns, in violation of 26 U.S.C. § 7206(1)...

To continue reading

FREE SIGN UP